This legislation has the power to make a positive difference in the lives of so many residents of the District, particularly Black residents, who have been living under the burden of a publicly [...]
Now is the time for Maryland to become a national leader by providing such a right throughout the state. Doing so will promote residential stability and economic security – and yield fiscal rewards.
In a world already filled with so much violence, we must move to end police violence and change Maryland laws that prevent us from holding police accountable.
In #TestimonyTuesday, Baltimore, MD, COVID-19, Maryland State, MD Renters' Rights, Montgomery County, MDPosted
Safe and stable housing has far reaching economic, health, and social benefits to individuals, families, and communities, and is key to reducing racial inequities, as the most marginalized are [...]
The reforms in HB52 are a commonsense, workable step to leveling the rent court playing field without in any way jeopardizing the legitimate interests of landlords.
HB1089 would address the demands of students, parents, educators, and administrators looking to replace armed law enforcement in school with well-funded, substantial alternatives to support the [...]
Removing school resource officers (SROs) from schools is an important way for our government to facilitate teshuvah, healing, and recovery rather than perpetuating the school to prison pipeline, [...]
In #TestimonyTuesday, Annapolis Immigrant Justice, Baltimore, MD, Maryland State, Montgomery County, MDPosted
Passing HB304/SB88 creates trust within our community and can improve relations between police and immigrant communities. Passing this bill would also allow vulnerable immigrants to report [...]